Short Stories and Essays: Must be limited to 1200 words, or two and a half single-spaced typed pages. As far as possible, it is best to submit a typed manuscript. For hand-written submissions, please follow the word-count as your guideline.
Poems: Must be limited to 600 words, or one single-spaced typed page. Again, a typed manuscript is highly preferred.
Artwork: Black and white sketches are preferred (scanned copies are encouraged). Scanned versions of color artwork may also be submitted for possible consideration.
Recipes: Each recipe must be limited to 600 words, or one single-spaced typed page.
Riddles/Brain Teasers/Humor: No specific guideline. However, it is preferred that these be limited to 300 words, or one-half single-spaced typed page. Acceptance is at the discretion of the Editor.
You may send your entry by e-mail or regular mail. For e-mail submissions, an attachment as a Word (or other standard format) document is preferred. A text embedded in the body of the e-mail message may also be acceptable. If a Bangla submission is sent as an e-mail document, please specify the font used, and if possible, make the software available. Hand-written Bangla submissions will be considered also; however, it is preferable to submit a manuscript typed in a Bangla font (Banglaword or similar- say similar to Hand-written Bangla manuscripts would need to be transcribed to the Bangla font used in the magazine; therefore, such a submission preferably should be short.
Please include your name, address (postal and e-mail), and telephone number on your entry.
Note that the initial deadline for submissions is being set at June 30th, 2017. The absolute deadline for all submissions is August 15, 2017.
Please send your entries to: The Editor, Sharadiya Patrika 2013, 35 Crane Court, Springboro, Ohio 45066 Tel: (937) 886 2427.
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